UN to rich nations: Don’t undermine COVAX vaccine program

The head of the World Health Organization pleaded with rich countries on Monday to check before ordering additional COVID-19 vaccine shots for themselves whether that undermines efforts to get vaccine shots to poorer nations. Wealthy nations have snapped up several billion vaccine doses while some countries in the developing world have little or none. European […]

Continue Reading

Joe Biden to announce USD 4 billion commitment to COVID vaccine sharing campaign

US President Joe Biden will on Friday announce a massive USD 4 billion commitment to the global COVID-19 vaccine alliance with the goal of inoculating vulnerable populations and reach those without other options, the White House said. A formal announcement in this regard would be made by Biden during his address to the virtual meeting […]

Continue Reading

Britian to urge cease-fires to allow COVID-19 deliveries

UNITED NATIONS: British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said he will urge the UN Security Council on Wednesday to adopt a resolution calling for cease-fires in conflict zones to allow the delivery of COVID-19 vaccines. Britain holds the council presidency this month and Raab is chairing a virtual high-level meeting of the UN’s most powerful body […]

Continue Reading